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Tedeschi Trucks Band - "Midnight in Harlem" (Live on eTown 2011)

Tedeschi Trucks Band delivers a jaw-dropping performance of "Midnight In Harlem" during a live radio show taping for eTown. The audio is crystal clear, and Derek Trucks' guitar solo is amazing!

Tedeschi Trucks Band (formerly known as the Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band) is an American blues rock group based in Jacksonville, Florida. Formed in 2010, the band is led by husband-and-wife musicians Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, and primarily features members from their solo groups. Their debut album, Revelator, won a Grammy Award for Best Blues Album.

The band was founded after both Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi put their solo bands on hiatus to form a new group that lets the married couple focus on making music together, and allows them to spend more time together while touring and recording. Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi have toured together in 2007, under the name Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi's Soul Stew Revival, however this group's material was largely culled from Derek & Susan's solo projects, while the Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band mostly focuses on performing original songs.

On 7 March 2011, the band announced that it was changing its name to the Tedeschi Trucks Band. The first Tedeschi Trucks Band album Revelator includes "Midnight in Harlem" and many others songs . Revelator is the debut album by the 11-piece blues rock group Tedeschi Trucks Band released in 2011 by Sony Masterworks. Recorded in Derek and Susan's Swamp Raga Studios in Jacksonville, co-produced by Derek with producer/engineer Jim Scott. The album won the Grammy Award for Best Blues Album at the 54th Grammy Awards.


Well, I came to the city

I was running from the past

My heart was bleeding

And it hurt my bones to laugh

Stayed in the city

No exception to the rule

He was born to love me

I was raised to be his fool

Walk that line, torn apart

Spend your whole life trying

Ride that train, free your heart

It's midnight up in Harlem

I went down to the river

And I took a look around

There were old man's shoes

There were needles on the ground

No more mysteries, baby

No more secrets, no more clues

The stars are out there

You can almost see the moon

The streets are windy

And the subway's closing down

Gonna carry this dream

To the other side of town

Songwriters: Derek Trucks / MIKE MATTISON

Midnight in Harlem lyrics © Younkin Music, Thumb Plus Music


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